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Crim 316: Mass Shootings and Gun Violence: Start Here

The guide provides information on mass shootings.

Writing Center

If you meet with a consultant at the ISU Writing Center, the consultant will work with you to solve any writing problems or concerns.  Bring your assignment, and any relevant materials to the meeting.  

Plagiarism and Citing: APA

It is important to cite the sources you use for assignments. If you do not correctly cite your sources; your work may be considered plagiarized. Plagiarism is using someone's research and/or publication and not giving credit via a citation.  Universities and colleges can have severe penalties for students who plagiarize.  Consult your GA, TA, a librarian or the ISU Writing Center for assistance with citations.  

APA is considered the citation tool for social sciences.  Be sure to check assignment requirements for the citation tool you should use.


APA Format Examples

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This library guide provides information and resources for Criminal Justice 316: Mass Shooting Assignment .  Use the TABS at the top of the site to click on information about a particular topic.  Selected resources are shown on this library guide; there are additional resources available in the library and on the web. Remember, the guide was created as a tool to assist in your research; you are responsible for locating additional resources on your topic.  If you would like to meet with the School of Criminology and Security Studies Librarian, e-mail her (look to the right).


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ISU Library, Call Number  HV6515 .S35 2016

Librarian for Criminology and Security Studies

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Karen Evans
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How To Evaluate Sources

Anyone can place information on the web.  When you use a source from the web, you need to evaluate the information to make sure it is valid.  Check out the links below for information on how to evaluate web resources.